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Michigan State Capitol

Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906
+1 517-373-2353
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Very enjoyable tour and nice Capitol

This is one of the better marketed Capitols we have visited. We toured the building with a 3rd... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Erie Deneal J
Davenport, United States
It is your Captial... so visit it

Great place to visit if your a MIchigander..you can take a tour or DIY tour. You can go into the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
s g
Lansing, Michigan
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Designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1992, this building has served as Michigan's seat of state government since its completion in 1879.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906
+1 517-373-2353
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the better marketed Capitols we have visited. We toured the building with a 3rd grade class and found it educational and entertaining. We appreciated learning more about the Capitol. It was great to learn that one of Michigan's favorite governors, Austin...More

Thank Erie Deneal J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit if your a MIchigander..you can take a tour or DIY tour. You can go into the gallery when the lawmakers are in session or go check out the rotunda and check out the glass floor. Many old flags since the civil...More

Thank s g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a history buff and love old architecture, this is exactly what you need to see. Michiganders should be very proud of their state capitol building.

Thank marierF4236WB
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our tour guide was very informative and kept things interesting as we tour the capitol building. The illusion of the bowl on the center floor was interesting. We were able to view the senate and representatives rooms. The stories about the governors' pictures were interesting....More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had the opportunity to chaperone a fourth grade field trip to our state capitol recently and it was a wonderful experience. Our guide at the Captiol Building was Jim and he sure gave us a lot of interesting information about the building and how...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Have tried in recent years while on vacation to visit the state capitol of the state we're vacationing in and the Michigan State House didn't disappoint. The state house has been renovated we were told to restore it to it's former glory and the architecture...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Cool building with interesting past. I have been here a few times now. Cool school trip to go with the kids.

Thank bevans5172chevymonte
Reviewed 2 October 2017

There aren't a ton of sites to see in Lansing but this should be on one's go-to list. The building is in fantastic shape, the architecture and interior is striking. Enter from the west side, door to the left of the main steps. Free.

1  Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 1 October 2017

What a beautiful state capitol building. Lots of great architectural beauty. It's pretty outstanding sight right downtown. It's a nice dome.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Quite accommodating during the annual Silver Bells event. The event was well attended and the weather took a quick turn with pouring rain. It was still a very accommodating spot for the annual event.

Thank Djuana D
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17 March 2017|
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Response from andream0626 | Reviewed this property |
Like Robert N, depends on when you're visiting the Capital. We visited on a Saturday and parked for free on street that was walking distance.
Diane W
10 June 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
You can walk through any weekday before 5:00 pm, but I am not sure about the weekend.
10 February 2016|
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Response from Saranger | Reviewed this property |
Scalp before you go. The tours are free and they do have a schedule. The tour guides are very knowledgable.